Azerbaijani President Hails Country’s Strengthened Ties With EU

Baku, Jan 1 (Sputnik) Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev said Monday in his New Year address to the nation that the country had strengthened its relations with the European Union in 2018.

“We have occupied our rightful place in the international arena. We have strengthened relations with the EU, highlighted priorities for the partnership. This is an indicator of the high level of our relations,” the president said in the address broadcast by the AZTV channel.

The president also expressed hope that the settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict would progress in the coming year.

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